We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Poets' Corner

Certificate of Excellence
1 Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0EW, England
The Old Poets' Corner
Write a Review

196 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    128
    50
    10
    5
    3
See reviews for
32
77
4
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (41)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (196)
  • Mar-May only
    (58)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (54)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (53)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (31)
All months
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed here for a family wedding and had the whole place and the adjoining cottage booked out to accommodate us all. The Pub is excellent with a good range of Beers, the beers brewed on the premises are especially nice. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The accommodation is typical of an old pub B&B, the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
136 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely old pub with bags of character, it was pretty empty when we went - I don't know if that means anything. But service was good, that staff were lovely, they had a good rage of beers (I would have liked to try them all, but I was driving), and the food was good pub grub, fish chips and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cannock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just spent tree nights at the old poets corner .....i know the area very well but had never stayed here big mistake not to have done ....real ale real people and over all a great place to stay in the area ....thanks to all the staff who made our weekend great ......

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Level Contributor
53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in the Kipling room. I'm now covered in bruises from trying to get past the fireplace mantelpiece to get to the bed. God help anyone slightly overweight. The room is rustic at best. The bathroom should have been ripped out years ago. There isn't even a towel rail. And there is a knack to flush the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cosgrove, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used on a number of occasions - always a pleasure I have used this pub for B&B on a number of occasions and the rooms are more than adequate, the breakfast superb. i love my real ale and this pub surpasses expectations but the staff are above and beyond.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out for a meal on Monday night the language from the bar staff an customers was disgusting the bar staff a young lad pinched a chip off one of the customers bowl which he thought was amusing when the customer asked him what he was doing he answered having a chip he swore back at the customer which he... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The Poets at Ashover it has to be said is one of the best pubs around. Excellent range of well kept beers, their own brewery (Poets Tipple - superb!), ciders and whisky's. Not the cheapest pint you'll buy but then you have to accept its popularity justifies the price. The meat and potato pie with chips mushy peas and chips... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed here for a weekend with friends and were not disappointed - all enjoyed the stay & we are booked in for next year. Very dog friendly, bust with a great selection of ales (including from the onsite brewery) - good menu & very friendly staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is our second time staying at the Old Poets and we stayed in the Kipling room this time and the Byron last time. Both rooms face the front and look straight up Church Street but don't worry about traffic noise. Having been born and raised in Ashover but not living there for 25+ years, I love coming back to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Visited this pub just for a drink one Friday early evening. The atmosphere was great and you feel like you've been transported back in time. Seems like it is a busy place with lots of activities going on. Great for dog lovers but my husband is allergic so didn't linger too long. Also it smelt very smoky from the fire.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

14 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (14)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ashover
2.7 mi away
Peak Edge Hotel
Peak Edge Hotel
#1 of 1 in Stonedge
5.0 of 5 stars 498 reviews
6.5 mi away
Casa Hotel
Casa Hotel
#1 of 16 in Chesterfield
5.0 of 5 stars 895 reviews
8.0 mi away
Sandpiper Hotel
Sandpiper Hotel
#6 of 16 in Chesterfield
4.5 of 5 stars 211 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.9 mi away
The Famous Shoulder
The Famous Shoulder
#1 of 1 in Hardstoft
4.0 of 5 stars 65 reviews
5.4 mi away
Ibis Chesterfield Centre
Ibis Chesterfield Centre
#13 of 16 in Chesterfield
3.5 of 5 stars 512 reviews
3.6 mi away
Santo's Higham Farm Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities